Cefotil 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefotil 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹22.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cefotil Tablet

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Uses of Cefotil Tablet

Cefotil 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Cefotil Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefotil Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Cefotil 200mg Tablet with food.
Avoid Cefotil 200mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Cefotil Tablet works

Cefotil 200mg tablet is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from making their own protective cell wall. This causes the bacteria to rupture and finally death.

In Depth Information on Cefotil Tablet

Expert advice for Cefotil Tablet

  • Be sure to use cefuroxime for the full course of treatment as prescribed by your doctor. If you do not, the medicine may not clear up your infection completely. The bacteria could also become less sensitive to this or other medicines. This could make the infection harder to treat in the future.
  • Take cefuroxime tablets after food or milk for optimum absorption. 
  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with cefuroxime.
  • Cefuroxime can make birth control pills less effective, which may result in pregnancy. You may need to use another form of birth control during treatment with cefuroxime.
  • Do not start or continue the cefuroxime tablets and consult your doctor, If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefotil 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefotil 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Cefotil 200mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Cefotil 200mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Cefotil 200mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefotil 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

Yes, Cefotil is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Cefotil belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Cefotil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Cefotil is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Cefotil is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Cefotil if you are G6PD deficient.
Cefotil is not a fluoroquinolone. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic which is different from fluoroquinolones.
Cefotil is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Cefotil be taken with azithromycin?
Cefotil is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Cefotil be taken with doxycycline?
Cefotil is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Cefotil with pseudoephedrine?
Cefotil is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Cefotil be taken with naproxen?
Cefotil is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Cefotil is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Cefotil has a sulfur molecule in its structure. However, it is a beta-lactam antibiotic and allergic reactions due to the drug are because of the beta-lactam ring present in its structure. Report to your doctor if you are allergic to penicillins, cephalosporins, or sulfa drugs before taking the drug.
Cefotil like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Cefotil is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
No, Cefotil does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Cefotil is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Cefotil, consult your doctor.
Yes, Cefotil is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Cefotil use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Cefotil, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Cefotil?
No drug interactions have been reported when Cefotil is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefotil with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Cefotil is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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